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Hours of Operation

Office Hours


Monday-Thursday 8.30am-4:30pm

The OIS is closed to the public every Friday however, advisors are still accessible via email and phone.

Walk-In Advising

Walk-in hours are for general F-1 and J-1 questions that can be addressed in five to ten minutes. If you have questions regarding other visa types, please contact the appropriate advisor.

Emergency Contact Information

 

Location

The Office of International Services [OIS] is located at:

Reed Hall, Suite 405
1620 McElderry Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
(410) 955-3371

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OIS Staff

 

Jennifer Kerilla - Director

Legal Permanent Residence applications

H-1 B visas

Florence Damiba - Associate Director

H-1B visas for Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Health Systems and School of Medicine (with clinical responsibilities)

ECFMG liaison

O-1 visas

Dacia Gauer - Associate Director

F-1 and J-1 student visas

J-1 scholar visas

Gina Vachino - Senior International Services Advisor

Works with internationals whose last names begin with A-K who are in or applying for:

H-1B status for a University position 

TN status

Fatou Camarah - Senior International Services Advisor

Works with internationals whose last names begin with L-Z who are in or applying for:

H-1B status for a University position

TN status

Jennifer Smith - Senior International Services Advisor

F-1 and J-1 student visas 

J-1 scholar visas

Shree Gopakumar - Senior International Services Advisor / International Society Advisor

F-1 and J-1 student visas

J-1 scholar visas

International Society

Jessica Mullins - International Services Advisor

F-1 and J-1 student visas

J-1 scholar visas

Dominique Fair - Administrative Coordinator

OIS front desk and check-in process

I-9 completion for School of Medicine

Want to Talk with an Expert?

Walk In Hours
  • Mon & Wed, 1-4pm
  • Tue & Thur, 9am-12pm

Walk in advising is for F-1 and J-1 questions that can be answered in ten minutes or less. For all other inquiries, please visit the Contact Us page.

 

Summary of Visa Types, Uses & Limitations

Download the Visa Chart